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New York City 5th Avenue Parade Cam Features Puerto Rican Day Parade

EarthCam to Transmit Live Streaming Video of Annual National Event


New York, June 14, 2009 -- EarthCam (, the Internet’s premier global webcam network, will focus its Fifth Avenue Parade Cam, on participants in the internationally famous tribute to Puerto Rican Culture live Sunday June 14 starting at 11 AM EDT.

The streaming video camera, located one block south of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, will capture the festive line of march in full motion and sound as it passes the iconic church.

More than 2 million spectators are expected to line the parade route along Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 86th Street as marchers, bands and colorful music and dance–filled floats honor the contributions and culture. More than 80,000 participants including many celebreties and political leaders are expected to march. The parade is the culmination of a series of events including films, poetry readings, musical performances, sports competitions and a street festival celebrating the richness of Puerto Rican Culture.

After the National Puerto Rican Day Parade the camera will resume 24/7 live views of Fifth Avenue from the unique EarthCam vantage. Since its launch earlier this year the webcam featured the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and the annual “Easter Parade”. is the leading network of live webcams from around the world and delivers millions of images daily to more than 200,000 unique visitors. EarthCam also provides complete infrastructure services to manage, host and maintain live streaming private, password-protected video camera systems for its corporate clients. Clients include Panasonic, NASA, Pfizer, PBS, Sprint, Chevrolet, Yahoo!, Disney, Coca-Cola, This Old House, Toshiba, Hawaiian Tropic, Toyota, Anheuser-Busch, the Seattle Space Needle, and Prudential, among others. As the foremost provider of live images on the Internet, EarthCam webcasts premier events such as Mardi Gras, the Thanksgiving day Parade and New Year's Eve in Times Square.

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